Threat Description

Spacestalk.A

Details

Category: Malware
Type: Trojan-Spy
Platform: JS
Date Discovered: March 18, 2007
Aliases: Spacestalk.A

Summary


Spacestalk.A searches for specific files or data on an infected computer and then sends this data to the attacker and steals certain information from the infected computer.



Removal


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Technical Details


This Trojan-Spy script file may be downloaded to unsuspecting users via a QuickTime movie, which may be embedded on a webpage, that uses the feature HREF Tracks of QuickTime. This is an insecure feature that can specify movies from other links to automatically open simultaneously when the movie is run.

This script is being downloaded from this url: https://profileawareness.com/logs4/[removed].js

The said script collects MySpace information from the user which includes the following:

  • - Username
  • - FriendID
  • - MySpace Display Name
  • - other logins of the user
  • - URL of current page
  • - referrer of the current page
  • - cool

These information will be sent to the tracking server at https://profileawareness.com.

However, the said downloaded script may change at some point depending on the script author's malicious intent.






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